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  1. NG900 & OG9-3 Workshop
    2001 9-3 convertible randomly says key not recognized. If I cycle it about 12 times it will decide to read and start. I tried two different key coil pick ups and it's the same result. This weekend I'm going to clean the ignition and contacts but would like to check voltage/resistance at the...
  2. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    2006 Aero Combi "Steering Lock Malfunction" and "Key Not Recognized" Hey everyone, New Saab owner here having just picked up my 06 aero combi last week from my local saab specialist (93 Auto in New Haven MI). I have been going through and freshening up the car since i got it as it is showing...
  3. 9-3 Sedan, Cabrio '04+, Combi, 9-3X Workshop
    Hi, we have a 2008 9-3. We started having issues and have been getting the Steering Wheel Lock Malfunction errors, sometimes it was stopping the car, taking the key out and the car still thinks the key is in the ignition type of noise. We would poke our finger in the key hole a few times and it...
  4. 9-5 Workshop
    I have a 2000 95 linear wagon. I bought it used and it came with one key, no FOB remote. Yesterday it wouldn't start, and gave the -Key not recognized- message. I assumed the key had a battery that needed replacing. When I came to the forum to figure out how to open the key without destroying...
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